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Newly Cataloged Acquisitions

The Library's catalog, Orbis, provides access to collections material across the Yale University Library.  Below is a list of recently cataloged Beinecke Library acquisitions that are now available in the catalog.

July 21, 2016

Enigma of the origin of Portolan charts : a geodetic analysis of the hypothesis of a medieval origin / by Roel Nicolai.

Nautical charts History.
Author: Nicolai, Roel,
Description: The sudden appearance of portolan charts, realistic nautical charts of the Mediterranean and Black Sea, at the end of the thirteenth century is one of the most significant occurrences in the history of cartography. Using geodetic and statistical analysis techniques these charts are shown to be mosaics of partial charts that are considerably more accurate than has been assumed. Their accuracy exceeds medieval mapping capabilities. These sub-charts show a remarkably good agreement with the Mercator map projection. It is demonstrated that this map projection can only have been an intentional feature of the charts' construction. Through geodetic analysis the author eliminates the possibility that the charts are original products of a medieval Mediterranean nautical culture, which until now they have been widely believed to be.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE, Reference (Non-Circulating): GA359 E65 2016 (LC)
ISBN: 9789004282971

Studies from life; adapted from drawings by La Lyre. Foreword by Allan R. Freelon ...

Human figure in art.
Author: La Lire, Adolphe, 1850-
Imprint: Philadelphia, Pa., A.A. Lampl [1947]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Meriden Gravure 1345
ISBN: 9782912539496

For sale 240 beautiful lots! in A.J. Hawhe's South Park subdivision ...

Real property Illinois Chicago Maps.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides Folio 2016 51
ISBN: 9789004282971

Wait & Bowens subdivision of that part of the W. 1/2 of N.E. 1/4 of Sec. 23, T. 38 N of R. 14 E. lying W. of R.R.

Real property Illinois Chicago Maps.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): BrSides Folio 2016 50
ISBN: 9782912539496

General view of Tacoma, Wash.

Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc78 905ge
ISBN: 9789004282971

Washington land owners' bulletin : a farmers advertising journal.

Farms Washington (State) Periodicals.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc78 +W26
ISBN: 9782912539496

Letter : Pomfret, Connecticut, to Jedidiah Morse, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1812 September 16.

New Madrid Earthquakes, 1811-1812.
Author: Senter, Nathaniel G. M. (Nathaniel Greene M.), 1784 or 1785-1837.
Description: Autograph letter, signed, from Nathaniel G. M. Senter, traveler, author, and lecturer, to Jedidiah Morse, geographer. Senter relates his 1811 journey down the Ohio River to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and New Madrid, Missouri, where he witnessed several earthquakes. Senter also discusses his membership in the United States Military Philosophical Society and his efforts to publish his travel manuscripts.
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Manuscript Unit
ISBN: 9780911221572

July 20, 2016

Delano newsletter.

Collective bargaining Agriculture California Periodicals.
Imprint: Delano, Calif. : United Farm Workers Organizing Committee AFL-CIO
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc +D36
ISBN: 9781934795712

Food Caravan to Delano newsletter.

Agricultural laborers California Social conditions Periodicals.
Imprint: Oakland [Calif.] : Agricultural Labor Support Committee
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc72 +F73
ISBN: 9789004282971

Great Northern bulletin : devoted to the interests of Minnesota, the Dakotas, Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon.

Land settlement.
Imprint: St. Paul, Minn. : [Great Northern Railway Company]
Language: English
Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating): Zc19 +G79b
ISBN: 9789004282971


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